J. Matthew Maguire, Jr. has been a trial lawyer for over 20 years. He enjoys a diverse practice that includes litigating against government entities, business, construction and employment litigation. A substantial amount of Matt’s practice is devoted to the representation of government contractors in bid protests and related litigation. He has also decided bid protests as a Fulton County Bid Protest Hearing Officer.
Matt has held Martindale-Hubbell’s highest ability and ethical rating (AV) for lawyers since 2001. He has been recognized by Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine as a Georgia Super Lawyer (2011, 2012) and a Rising Star (2005, 2006), as well as a “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend (2013) . In 2008, the Fulton County Daily Report selected Matt as one of twelve Georgia attorneys under the age of 40 who are “on the rise.” Matt is a graduate of the 2011 class of Leadership Georgia, and he is a former chair of the Litigation Section of the Atlanta Bar Association (2013-2014) and presently serves as a board member for that organization.
He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and Georgia State University College of Law, where he served on the law review.